Children’s social care questionnaires 2021

Summary of findings This year, we received over 7,400 more responses to the survey from all audience types than we did last year. The number of responses from children was more or less the same as last year. While a lot of children said that they would like COVID-19 (coronavirus) to ‘go away’, they commentedContinue reading “Children’s social care questionnaires 2021”

Values in Action – where rhetoric meets reality

Originally posted on Dr Heery:
In this blog I share my experience of being a parent to the wonderful, indefatigable Molly. We have read through it together, and she is happy for me to share it with you. Values are important. Not just in an abstract, theoretical way, but in driving the decisions we make…

Health is made at Home: Hospitals are for Repairs

This new book by former NHS supremo, Lord Nigel Crisp, is all about creating health in the home, the workplace, the school, the community and wider society. Creating the conditions for people to be healthy and helping them to be so. Click here to purchase a copy (opens new window)

Canadian Indian residential school system – Wikipedia

In Canada, the Indian residential school system was a network of boarding schools for Indigenous peoples. The network was funded by the Canadian government’s Department of Indian Affairs and administered by Christian churches. The school system was created for the purpose of removing Indigenous children from the influence of their own culture and assimilating themContinue reading “Canadian Indian residential school system – Wikipedia”

Social Pedagogy in Child Development

Published: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 The education success of both children and young people cannot be comprehended, not in education terms, but must also align with social and economic circumstances that afflict them. Community education can be perceived as grounded in three key pillars, namely: the nature of man; the prevailing social conditions and socialContinue reading “Social Pedagogy in Child Development”

Hutton Poplars: My Childhood Home

By Leslie Stromboli  Heaven knows, I am not a writer – just ask Janet and John! – but there have been occasions when I’ve been talking about my past with friends and family and it’s been suggested that I write about Hutton Poplars. When I looked online I found that historical and factual information aboutContinue reading “Hutton Poplars: My Childhood Home”